Re: multiple Squids running with 1.2beta

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 10:52:23 -0600

Michael Pelletier writes:

>On Wed, 29 Jul 1998, Duane Wessels wrote:
>> >Is this the reason that I sometimes see a big spike in the memory
>> >usage graph, sometimes resulting in a crashed Squid? Isn't there some
>> >situation where it can determine the size of the download and not try
>> >to cache it in memory if it will wildly exceed cache_mem?
>> What is "it"? version 1.1? Version 1.2?
>Oops, sorry. It was in 1.1.20. Haven't been running 1.1.22 long
>enough to see this kind of crash.

If one of your users downloads a big file through a 1.1 cache
then you certainly could see a memory usage spike and a crash
(presumably due to hitting the memory usage limit).

You could perhaps increase the memory limit, or decrease the
maximum_object_size paramater in the config file.

Duane W.
Received on Wed Jul 29 1998 - 09:53:25 MDT

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